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The historical and other relations of Pittsburgh and the Virginias

by William Alexander MacCorkle

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Published by Stewart and Kidd Co. in Cincinnati .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ohio River Valley -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titles" ... Pittsburgh and the Virginias."
    Statementby William A. MacCorkle ; deivered before the Chamber of Commerce of the city of Pittsburgh at the Pittsburgh City Charter Centennial, October 31, 1916.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination31 p. ;
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22895147M
    OCLC/WorldCa5877999

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